School 8

School 8 serves 510 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
School 8 operates within the Paterson School District.

Overview

The student population of 510 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 510 students
School 8 Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
School 8 Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade School 8 Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
School 8 Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
88%
24%
School 8 Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
7%
17%
School 8 Black Students (1988-2013)
White
5%
49%
School 8 White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups School 8 All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.42
School 8 Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
90%
31%
School 8 Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
School 8 Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,257 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $24,447 is higher than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $24,125 is higher than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Paterson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
2
Number of Students Managed 27,257 922
Paterson School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $575 MM $20 MM
Paterson School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $567 MM $19 MM
Paterson School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $24,447 $20,414
Paterson School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $24,125 $19,395
Paterson School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Youth Engaged In Success High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Classical Academy Charter School Of Clifton (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School 3 (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clifton Classical Academy Charter School Of Clifton
    Charter School
    20 Valley Rd
    CliftonNJ 07013
    (973)278-7707
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 118 students                      
  • PatersonSchool 3
    448 Main St
    PatersonNJ 07501
    (973)321-0030
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 458 students                      
  • PatersonSchool 15
    98 Oak St
    PatersonNJ 07501
    (973)321-0150
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 811 students                      
  • PatersonCommunity Charter School Of Paterson
    Charter School
    75 Spruce St
    PatersonNJ 07501
    (973)413-2057
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 584 students                      
  • PatersonDale Avenue Elementary School
    21 Dale Ave
    PatersonNJ 07505
    (973)321-0410
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 367 students                      

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